The great post-pandemic exodus to the countryside has just begun, but at what cost?

More people are moving to rural areas and this is expected to boom once lockdown ends As either a direct or indirect response to the pandemic more and more people are turning to rural dwelling, but at what price? This… read more

The evolution of fire and wood burning stoves over the years

How it all began… When people learnt how to control fire The development of fire is a vast subject that spans thousands of years, beginning with Homo sapiens teaching Neanderthals (Figure 1) how to use a hand-drill technique to start… read more

Celebrate the Euros in Style by Entering Our Competition to WIN £100.00 Amazon Voucher (now closed)

Glowing Embers Euros Competition – win £100.00 Amazon voucher Are you looking to support your favourite National team in this years European Championships? You could be in with a chance of winning a £100.00 Amazon voucher by telling us your… read more

How to clean a fireplace in a few easy steps

As the nights grow shorter and the temperatures start to rise, it finally feels like we’ve left the snowy conditions and the depths of winter behind us. Although it will still be a month or so until the leaves return… read more

Glowing Embers Competition – WIN £200 M&S Vouchers

UPDATED: 16/12/2020 – Winner announced Winner – Alastair SwanSouth Ayrshire, Scotland Take a look at the other shortlisted entries: Charlotte HallAshby Magna, Leicestershire Jo-Ann TaylorBrentford Elin BishopCarmarthenshire, South West Wales Claire HarrisRhyl, Denbighshire, North Wales Mel CrumptonBenfleet, Essex Yem Idicula… read more